Recently, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about Ken Watanabe. Not in a sexy way, you understand. Don’t get me wrong; if middle-aged Japanese actors were my type then Ken would definitely be top of the list. 810 more words
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There is a harrowing moment very early on in Gareth Edwards’ busy but empty Americanized version of Toho perennial “Godzilla” in which the horror of a critical failure in a nuclear facility is made heartbreakingly personal when the wife of a plant supervisor is condemned to quickly die from radiation exposure during a reactor breach; their final moments of intimate contact separated by the closing windows of security doors, suddenly closing all past and future in a matter of seconds. 112 more words
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“GODZILLA” (2014) Review
“Godzilla again?” That was my reaction when I learned about a new Godzilla movie to be released for the summer of 2014. The last movie about the iconic Japanese monster had been released some 16 years ago and was met with a good deal of derision.